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    Intel Teach LIVE - May 2011-Opening the Door to eBooks and eReaders in the Classroom




      Recorded webinar URL


      In May, our Dynamic Duo, Dyane and Vanessa along with their special guests Gail Laubenthal of Austin, TX, and Cheryl Poage of  Andover, KS bring the topic of eReaders , eBooks, Kindles, Nooks, and iPads in the classroom.  Our special guests have implemented these tools with their students and now they are ready to share with you the positives, challenges, and success tips for ebooks and digital reader implementation in your classroom.


      To  go along with the webinar, we are asking you to publish your own ebook using one of the below online tools or a tool of your choice and share with  us your finished product.  Show us your creativity. We are especially interested in links to your published projects along with a short description of the project itself and/or ideas of how you could implement eBooks and/or eReaders in your classroom or district.


      The drawing was conducted and the prize was awarded.


      Here are a few examples of eBook creators:
      Booki: http://www.booki.cc/
      Click Easy: http://www.clickeasyebooks.com/
      eHow: http://www.ehow.com/how_2352026_create-ebook.html
      ePubBud: http://www.epubbud.com/
      Little Bird Talew: http://littlebirdtales.com/
      TikaTok: http://www.tikatok.com/
      Mixbook: http://www.mixbook.com
      Voicethread: http://www.voicethread.com
      Myebook: http://www.myebook.com
      Book Builder: http://www.teachersfirst.com/20/getsource.cfm?id=8060
      Storyjumper: http://www.storyjumper.com/


      21st Century Skills Addressed in this Webinar -
      Depending on how the project was directed any or all of these 21st Century Skills would be addressed
      Communication,  Collaboration, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Media and Technology Skills, Self-Direction


      ISTE Standards Addressed in this Webinar:


      All of the NETS T would be implemented in an exemplary 21st Century Project
      1. Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and Creativity
      c.   promote student reflection using collaborative tools to reveal and  clarify students' conceptual understanding and thinking, planning, and  creative processes.
      2. Design and Develop Digital-Age Learning Experiences and Assessments
      b.  develop technology-enriched learning environments that enable all  students to pursue their individual curiosities and become active  participants in setting their own educational goals, managing their own  learning, and assessing their own progress.
      c.  customize and personalize learning activities to address students'  diverse learning styles, working strategies, and abilities using digital  tools and resources.
      3. Model Digital-Age Work and Learning
      b.  collaborate with students, peers, parents, and community members using  digital tools and resources to support student success and innovation.